In exciting news for Natixis Investment Managers, several of its affiliate funds have earned top honors at the 2023 US Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards. The awards are a recognition of excellence in mutual funds, ETFs, and other investment products. Natixis Investment Managers is proud to have four of its affiliate funds recognized for their outstanding performance.
The four funds recognized by the awards are managed by WCM, AlphaSimplex, Loomis Sayles, and Harris. The WCM Focused International Growth Fund was recognized as the Best International Small/Mid-Cap Growth Fund, while the AlphaSimplex Managed Futures Strategy Fund was named the Best Alternative Managed Futures Fund. The Loomis Sayles Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund was recognized as the Best Emerging Markets Equity Fund, and the Harris Small Cap Value Fund was named the Best Small-Cap Value Fund.
Natixis Investment Managers is pleased to see its affiliate funds receive recognition for their strong performance. The firm believes that this is a testament to the expertise and dedication of its investment professionals, who work tirelessly to deliver superior investment results for their clients.
In addition to the Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards, Natixis Investment Managers has been making headlines in other ways recently. The firm has been at the forefront of deploying state-of-the-art technology for M&A and other dealmaking activities. In today's complex and highly competitive dealmaking environment, having access to the latest technology is critical to success.
Natixis Investment Managers has also been celebrating its tenth year partnering with Winthrop Elementary School in Boston. The firm has been providing financial literacy programs and other resources to help students learn about money and finance. This partnership is just one of the ways that Natixis Investment Managers is giving back to the communities it serves.
The firm has also been holding a Thought Leadership Summit in Paris, bringing together its affiliates to discuss the global economic outlook and other key issues in the investment industry. The summit is an important forum for sharing insights and ideas and staying up-to-date on the latest trends and developments in the industry.
In other news, Natixis Advisors L.P. recently revealed a decrease in its holdings in shares of SEI Investments during the fourth quarter of 2022. The firm sold off 4.6% of its holdings in the company, which provides investment processing, management, and distribution services.
Finally, Natixis Investment Managers has made waves with its $17bn gain on Tesla shares in 2023. The firm placed a truly spectacular wager on the slide in Elon Musk's electric car maker, and the bet has paid off handsomely. This is just one example of the firm's willingness to take risks and pursue bold investment strategies in order to deliver superior returns to its clients.
Overall, Natixis Investment Managers is a leading player in the investment industry, with a strong track record of deliver superior investment results. The firm's affiliate funds are recognized for their excellence, and its investment professionals are dedicated to providing the best possible service to clients. Whether you're an individual investor or a large institutional client, Natixis Investment Managers has the expertise and resources to help you achieve your financial goals.